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  • WASHINGTON— Hillary Clinton and running mate Tim Kaine are closely aligned on many issues, but Kaine's cautious, left-leaning political profile in a closely contested state is blurred by his ties to energy industry interests and his personal qualms over abortion. The Virginia senator is regarded as a careful, earnest politician who has navigated the...

  • WASHINGTON, July 22- President Barack Obama said on Friday that globalization is a fact that "we're not going to be able to build a wall around" but that it was important to work to shape the process so that it benefits not just big companies but small firms as well.

  • Great strength in Turkish people: Pres. Obama

    President Barack Obama comments on the military coup attempt in Turkey in a joint press conference with Mexico President Enrique Pena Nieto.

  • Obama: RNC vision of US doesn't match facts

    President Barack Obama and President Enrique Pena Nieto of Mexico answer questions at a joint press conference about the RNC and Donald Trump's views.

  • Obama: Mexico is a critical partner

    President Barack Obama and President Enrique Pena Nieto of Mexico speak at a joint press conference.

  • Pres. Obama holds news conference with Mexican president

    President Barack Obama and President Enrique Pena Nieto of Mexico speak at a joint press conference.

  • The Justice Department lawsuit focused on a county-by-county analysis of where Aetna and Humana have what is deemed too much market share in providing Medicare Advantage for elderly people and in the individual health plans created under President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law. Aetna will argue in court that the Justice Department defined the...

  • Signage for 1Malaysia Development Bhd. (1MDB) is displayed at the site of the Tun Razak Exchange (TRX) project in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

    Sources told Reuters the Malaysian PM was "Malaysian Official 1," as the U.S. also sought to seize proceeds from "Wolf of Wall Street."

  • WASHINGTON, July 21- The White House urged Malaysia on Thursday to demonstrate good governance and a transparent business climate, a day after U.S. prosecutors sued to try and seize $1 billion in assets they said were bought with money stolen from a state development fund. Corruption in Malaysia is a huge problem, "the aide said. Obama spoke generally with Najib on a...

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    Obama stressed the importance of a united America, hours before Donald Trump was set to officially accept the GOP nomination.

  • WASHINGTON, July 21- The White House on Thursday said it was expanding a federal loan guarantee program to include companies building electric vehicle charging stations, part of a broader effort to boost EV sales. The White House touted the fact that the number of EV charging stations has risen from 500 in 2008 to more than 16,000 today, as electric battery costs...

  • NEW YORK, July 21- U.S. antitrust officials on Thursday moved to block an unprecedented consolidation of the national health insurance market, filing suit against Anthem Inc's proposed purchase of Cigna Corp and Aetna Inc's planned acquisition of Humana Inc.. The deals would hurt consumers in the different markets served by the four companies, from medical...

  • *Malaysia Attorney General says no evidence of misappropriation. *Singapore seizes $240 million in 1 MDB-related funds. KUALA LUMPUR/ WASHINGTON, July 21- Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said on Thursday judgment should be withheld until all the facts are known after the U.S. government filed lawsuits seeking to seize $1 billion in assets bought with...

  • Republican candidate Donald Trump and Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton.

    Florida Gov. Rick Scott tells CNBC that Donald Trump will eradicate the Islamic State terror group and get the U.S. economy back on track.

  • *Malaysia Attorney General says no evidence of misappropriation. *Singapore seizes $240 million in 1 MDB-related funds. KUALA LUMPUR, July 21- Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said on Thursday judgment should be withheld until all the facts are known after the U.S. government filed lawsuits seeking to seize $1 billion in assets bought with money stolen...

  • *'Wolf of Wall Street' film, paintings, property cited. WASHINGTON/ KUALA LUMPUR, July 21- U.S. prosecutors are trying to seize more than $1 billion in assets they said were tied to money stolen from the Malaysian state fund, overseen by the prime minister, and used to finance "The Wolf of Wall Street" film, and to buy property and works of art. Back in Malaysia, the hashtag#...

  • *'Wolf of Wall Street' film, paintings, property cited. WASHINGTON, July 20- U.S. prosecutors sued on Wednesday to seize more than $1 billion in assets they said were tied to money stolen from the Malaysian state development fund, which was overseen by the prime minister, and used to finance "The Wolf of Wall Street" film and to buy property and works of art.

  • SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico— Hedge funds representing a group of Puerto Rico bondholders sued the U.S. territory on Wednesday, saying it violated the terms of a rescue package recently approved by Congress to help pull the island's government out of a dire economic crisis. The hedge funds contend Puerto Rico is barred from taking those and other actions before the...

  • WASHINGTON, July 20- U.S. prosecutors sued on Wednesday to seize more than $1 billion in assets they said were tied to an international scheme to launder money stolen from the Malaysian state fund 1 MDB, which was overseen by Prime Minister Najib Razak and used to finance the Hollywood film "Wolf of Wall Street" and to buy property and famous works of art.

  • Caitlyn Jenner

    Caitlyn Jenner said that while she firmly believes in the Republican Party, supporting it has not always been easy.